Certainly his luvvie pals, who he toadies up to with the fervour of a stage-door Johnny
, fall about at his wonderful wit.
As for his own 'role' as a stage-door Johnny
, he said, 'I try not to be forceful and rather than impose myself on the stars I let them come to me.
A diner orders Buffalo wings followed by spotted click, a homemaker washes dishes with a J-cloth and Fairy liquid, a letter-writer addresses envelopes to ME, IN, and MO as well as to Beds, Bucks, and Wilts, a driver in a semi hits a sleeping policeman, a batter grounds out mad then is out Leg before wicket, in each case resuming a fielding position as a backstop or just silly, and a stage-door Johnny
decides to knock up an old friend.
And only the saddest stage-door Johnny
would get all the in theatrical "jokes".
The always resourceful Jackson delightfully manages to pick the play up and give it a good shake during her brief appearance, playing a former Rockette who married her stage-door Johnny